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New Year’s Superstitions

What you do the first hour of the New Year will be what you do most of the year. If the first butterfly you see in the year is white, you will have good...

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Black Cats and Cats in General

BLACK CATS We avoid crossing paths with black cats, afraid that they might bring us bad luck. (In Turkey it’s believed that you can reverse the bad luck by holding a part of your...

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Butterflies

If the first butterfly you see in the year is white, you will have good luck all year. Three butterflies together mean good luck.

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Sneezing

Saying God Bless You When Somebody Sneezes: When the great plague swept Europe., sufferers began sneezing violently which was a sign of death. The Pope therefore passed a law requiring people to bless the...

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Fish and Fishing

Good luck omens: Putting a coin on a float. Throw back the first fish you catch then you’ll be lucky the whole day fishing. A fish should always be eaten from the head toward...

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Coins

See a penny pick it up, all day long you’ll have good luck. See a penny let it lie, all day long you’ll have to cry. You’ll have good luck if you pick up...

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Crows

Seeing a single crow is very unlucky. Two crows mean good luck! Three  means health, Four means wealth, Five is sickness & Six mean death! If you see three black crows together that means...

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Red

In Taiwan, the color red means luck and happiness. For example, during the Chinese New Year period, we decorate everything in our house, using the red color. And, at a wedding, we also wear...

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Four

In Japan and Taiwan, there is a superstition that four is an unlucky number because the number four has the identical pronunciation as the word ‘death’, so most people tend to avoid it and...